Tokyo 6420 is a digital project examining the history, cultural legacy, and urban impact of the 1940, 1964 and 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo and the Olympics: An Introduction


The 1940 Olympics

The 1940 Tokyo Olympic never took place due to the Sino-Japanese war, yet the planning for the Game provides a fascinating look at what would have been.

The 1964 Olympics

The 1964 Tokyo Games were arguably one of the most successful Olympics of all time.

The 2020 Olympics

Pokemon and samurai: Leveraging Gross National Cool.

The Nippon Bukodan

Judo venue.

The National Gymnasium

Swimming, diving and basketball venue.

Meiji Jingu Stadium

Baseball venue.

The Nihonbashi Bridge

The center of Tokyo.